Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 4:00pm

Main Office:
3230 N. Cole St
Lima, OH 45801

RightLineWelcome to the Sanitary Engineering Department

The Allen County Sanitary Engineering Department is split into two divisions, the Wastewater Treatment Division (WWTD) and the Wastewater Collection Maintenance Division (WWCMD), with the main office of the Sanitary Engineer coordinating the day to day operations.

The WWTD is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all wastewater treatment plants and the operations of the sludge management program. The WWTD operates three major treatment plants located in Bath, Shawnee and American Townships and two smaller package treatment plants located in Auglaize and Richland Townships.

The WWCMD is responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 172 miles of gravity sewer lines, 48 miles of pressure sewer lines, 3665 manholes and 443 force main structures located within American, Auglaize, Bath, Jackson, Marion, Monroe, Perry, Richland, Shawnee and Sugar Creek Townships.

Contact Info:
Main Office: (419) 996-4670
Fax: (419) 229-3297
After-hours Emergency: (888) 229-9645
Sewer Billing: (419) 996-4683
Accounts Payable: (419) 996-4680
Sewer Maintenance: (419) 996-4670
American/Bath WWTP: (419) 225-8048
American #2 WWTP: (419) 996-4696
Shawnee #2 WWTP: (419) 999-3941
GovDeals Inquiries: (419) 996-4678

Training Room Reservations

To request a reservation click here
Click here to download our Public User Agreement in PDF Format.
Click here to download our County User Agreement in PDF Format (County entities only).
Return to Brandy Aller by mail to 3230 N. Cole Street or by faxing the form to 419-229-3297 before your scheduled meeting.

Facility Guidelines

The Allen County Sanitary Engineer’s Training Facility is located at 3230 N. Cole Street. This facility is available for use by governmental agencies and outside organizations that are using the facility for business related functions, not for private parties. Advanced reservations are to be done to ensure the room is available and all of the requested AV equipment is operational and set to the requirements of the requester. The following is a list of our guidelines for use of the facility:


All persons and organizations wishing to use the Training Room may reserve the date and time through the Allen County Sanitary Engineer’s Training Room Coordinator.

Contact information: Call Brandy Aller at 419-996-4670

The training room is available for use between the hours of 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Special arrangements can be made for weekends by contacting the Training Room Coordinator.

There will be no additional charge for the use of this facility unless damage has been caused by individuals/organizations using the facility, or the facility has not been cleaned properly.

Description of the Space and Amenities

The Training Room will accommodate seating for 72 persons with tables; there are additional chairs available for seating up to 80.

Water fountains and restrooms.

Kitchen is available with refrigerator and microwave. Utensils, kitchenware, and dishtowels are not provided by the Sanitary Engineering Department.

Handicap accessible.

Available Audio-Visual Equipment
The training Room is equipped with the following AV equipment:
  • Lenovo Thinkpad Intel Core i5, Windows 10 Pro
  • -Cable television
  • -Cordless microphones (lapel and standard)
  • -Internet accessible presentations
  • -LG 47LC7DF LCD TV
  • -Panasonic PT-DW5000UL DLP Projector

The training room is equipped to record meetings, and conduct simultaneous presentations on the projector and LCD TV.

It is strongly recommended persons using the facility visit the training room at least one day before the scheduled meeting to become familiar with the AV equipment, software, and the room environment.

Room Set Up & Cleaning Responsibilities

The Training Room is to be left in the condition in which it was received. Clients are responsible for their own set up and clean up. The room must be cleaned at the completion of the meeting time, in a manner that would allow another client to enter and use the facility immediately. Vacuum sweeper and carpet cleaner are available and located in the storage room. All surfaces and the sink in the kitchen must be thoroughly cleaned. Cleaning products are available in the kitchen below the sink.

There will be a $200.00 cleaning fee invoiced to the user(s) in the event the facility is not left in its original condition.

Tables and chairs must be cleaned and restored to the original condition, and placed in their original location.

All trash must be placed in plastic bags, and left in the large gray trash bins.
If excessive trash is accumulated please empty bins into the dumpster behind the building.

All materials brought into the Training Room must be removed immediately after the session.

Restrictions & Denial of Use

Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicants are not permitted on the premises.

No smoking is permitted inside the building.

There is no access to telephones, however, cellular phones are permitted.

Failure to strictly adhere to all of any part of the Training Room Guidelines could lead to denial for future use.

Emergency, Safety, First Aid & Security Procedures

Emergency exit is clearly identified in the Training Room.

Fire extinguisher, First Aid Kit, and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) are located on the wall in the kitchen area.

Security codes and keys may be obtained from the Training Room Coordinator.

Personal Property/Injuries

Allen County and/or the Sanitary Engineering Department are not responsible legally, financially, or otherwise, for any personal property brought into the Training Room, vehicles using parking facilities, or for any injuries to the person(s) who has reserved the Training Room, their guests, or any agents hired by the user. The entity for which the Training Room is reserved will be responsible for any damages of the facilities and/or guests personal property.

The entity for which the Training Room is reserved will be responsible for any damages or cleaning of the Training Room.